Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourism entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for arrivals of tourists to Israel from the United States in July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4 percentage increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from the United States, and already in the process of surpassing or exceeding the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019”. “The United States is our most important destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we saw record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel each month. We are so happy to have witnessed an improvement in the trend, and we expect it to continue throughout the months and years to come.”

Canada, which has 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6,000 tourists in August, is not much behind the United States.

“It is thrilling to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is growing,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t too far from our record-setting numbers in 2019 We are hoping that this growth in the number of travelers to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain at ease traveling abroad.”

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world in 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were Americans. Israel’s official reopening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has received more than 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is accountable for marketing and promotional initiatives in order to position Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourist experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible array of cultural, religious, culinary, and historical places of interest – each offering a unique combination of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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